Coder/Abstractor-Him

Munson Medical Center Traverse City , MI 49685

Posted 3 weeks ago

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS This position requires an Associates Degree in Health Information Technology or equivalent, or a Bachelors Degree in Health Information Management preferred. # Certification as a Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) is required. # One to three years previous experience using ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding systems is required. # Demonstrated ability to meet productivity and quality standards is required. # Keyboard entry skills are required. # Previous abstracting experience is preferred. # Previous experience with a computerized encoder system is preferred. # # ORGANIZATION # Reports to the Manager of Medical Record Services.# Has constant working contact with Coding Analyst.


POPULATIONS SERVED COMPETENCIES


, INCLUDING AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED # #### Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below: # ###### __Neonatal (birth-1 mo)################################## __Young adult (18 yr-25 yrs) ###### __Infant (1 mo-1 yr)######################################### __Adult (26 yrs-54 yrs) ###### __ Early childhood (1 yr-5 yrs)####################### ########### __ Sr. Adult (55 yrs-64 yrs) ## ###### __Late childhood (6 yrs-12 yrs)##################### __Geriatric (65 yrs # above) ###### __Adolescence (13 yrs-17 yrs)###################### __All ages (birth # above) ###### _X_No direct clinical contact with patients # # # SPECIFIC DUTIES # Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare # Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare. # Promotes personal and patient safety. # Has basic understanding of Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles, meets expectations outlined in Commitment To My Co-workers, and supports RBC unit action plans. # Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times. # Analyzes each medical record to determine which items will be coded and abstracted. # Accurately codes and abstracts inpatient, outpatient or emergency medical records, per work assignment, meeting expected productivity standards. # Assigns ICD-9-CM diagnosis and procedure codes and CPT-4 procedures codes, per established national, departmental guidelines and AHIMA Code of Ethics. # Abstracts and/or edits medical record data as required by departmental procedure. # Communicates with physicians to request clarification and/or additional record information that will ensure correct code assignment, appropriate reimbursement and compliance with established guidelines.# This applies to ICD-9 and CPT coding. # Maintains organized system for personal coding reference material. # Participates in educational activities and maintains coding skills. # Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. # #


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Coder/Abstractor-Him

Munson Medical Center